Are you taking care of your spiritual wellbeing? Answer these questions to get some tips on how you could improve your spiritual self-care.
When you’ve got lots of things happening, it can be hard to put yourself first. According to research, investing in your personal self-care means you’ll have more energy to support others in your life.
Some activities to include in your self care plan could include:
It looks like you’ve already taken steps to support your spiritual needs and see the bigger picture. Continue building your resilience by adding more spiritual self-care strategies into your life.
How do you invest in your spiritual self-care? These activities can help:
Find and join a community of like-minded people who are passionate about a hobby or belief that you share.
Find and share materials that inspire you, such as books, blogs or art, and engage with them actively – for example, by joining a book club.
Use meditative practices regularly. Take time to appreciate silence.
Connect regularly with nature in new ways, and seek opportunities to see your world differently: go on bushwalks in areas you’ve never been, visit new beaches, or take your dog on a different walk every day.
Congratulations! It sounds like you understand the importance of spiritual self-care and of taking care of yourself.
If you want to push yourself even further, consider the following activities:
Write in a daily reflective journal. Include not just your reflections on your day, but also quotations and ideas that interest and inspire you.
Reflect on what inspires a feeling of spiritual connection for you, and build it into your day. This might be attending a regular church or temple, visiting an art museum, or spending time in a natural setting.
Seek out opportunities to discover something new. Learn about something you’ve always been curious about, explore areas of your city you’ve never seen, or take some time off to travel.